Rogue Legacy 2 – RPG Review

The early 2010s was unquestionably one of the best eras for indie games. The emergence of digital sales platforms across all of the major consoles allowed for the discovery of many new studios. It also provided a major spotlight for game genres that would’ve previously been relegated to handheld consoles or flash game websites. Rogue … Continue reading Rogue Legacy 2 – RPG Review

Anuchard – Mini Review

There are a lot of games that excel at what they do. Whether it be their puzzle mechanics, characters, stories or combat, some just go above and beyond. Other times, there are those that are derivative and it is easy to see what inspires them. Anuchard falls into the latter category. It takes its inspiration … Continue reading Anuchard – Mini Review

Lagoon – RPG Review

Some fundamental standards have been established in terms of how to make a game. Throughout the years, many studios have experimented with different ideas to figure out what works and what doesn't. The best way to make as few missteps as possible is to learn from others who have made similar works as yours. However, … Continue reading Lagoon – RPG Review

Dust: An Elysian Tail – RPG Review

I’m not sure what era would serve as the ‘Golden Age’ of indie video games, but there is a strong argument to be made for the late 2000s and early 2010s. That was the time when all of the major consoles started offering digital distribution platforms and selling cheaper games made by smaller development teams. … Continue reading Dust: An Elysian Tail – RPG Review

Airoheart – RPG Review

One of the more common trends for indie games is to take inspiration from a well-known classic. With all of the innovations that happen between the release of a classic game and the present, there are limitless ways to put a new spin on an old game. Airoheart aims to put a fresh new action … Continue reading Airoheart – RPG Review

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night – RPG Review

In the beginning, Castlevania established itself as a franchise that was known for a lot of particular things. It took the classic monsters from horror and Greek mythology and adapted them into a series of side-scrolling platformers. There have been some exceptions along the way with varying degrees of success. One of the more successful … Continue reading Castlevania: Symphony of the Night – RPG Review

CrossCode – RPG Review

Sometimes when you hear that a game is similar to another, you know what to expect. I could easily say that CrossCode is a Zelda-inspired action RPG and be correct. That would be an oversimplified assessment of what CrossCode has to offer. Not only does it push its level of challenge to the absolute peak … Continue reading CrossCode – RPG Review

Dead Island – RPG Review

Some genres work well when blended together. RPGs and adventure work well by adding a sprawling world to explore. Adding Metroidvania as a subgenre can add exploration as a feature. One subgenre you don’t often see added to RPGs is horror. A genre like horror where you’re regularly subjected to a feeling of helplessness doesn’t … Continue reading Dead Island – RPG Review

Unsighted – RPG Review

RPGs get their names from many sources. A lot of them get their titles from the world they take place in. For some, they are named after one of the main characters. Others are named after something important to the story. Unsighted gets its title from a little bit of all of those, since the … Continue reading Unsighted – RPG Review